Value of Containerized Trade (new)

Added a new page providing an estimate of the value to containerized trade, which stands at around $54,000 per TEU. However, this figure must take account of the substantial variety of goods carried in containers by trade lanes and that 40-foot containers tend to carry more valuable goods on a

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Main sources of cyberattacks (new)

Added a page describing the main sources of cyberattacks, including those that can impact the maritime and port industry. Financial gain remains one of the core drivers, but activism may use cyberattacks to disrupt operations and damage the reputation of the organization. Main Sources of Cyberattacks | Port Economics, Management

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The concept of cyber-resilience (new)

Added a new page discussing the main dimensions of cybersecurity and the concept of cyber-resilience; implementing strategies that maintain the integrity of the IT of an organization from possible disruptions. This is mainly based on a report released by IAPH. Cyber-Resiliency Measures for Information Technologies | Port Economics, Management and

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Main Maritime Shipping Routes (update)

Updated the main maritime shipping routes page to include the Spilhaus projection, which displays all the world’s oceans as a single continuous body of water. This page served as background information for an article in the Wall Street Journal last march to explain the Suez Canal blockage. https://www.wsj.com/articles/companies-consider-alternative-routes-assess-costs-as-suez-canal-blockage-continues-11616693465 Main Maritime

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The hinterland of single and multiple ports

Created a new page depicting the growing complexity of port hinterlands when multiple ports and when two or more maritime ranges are involved. The Hinterland of Single and Multiple Ports | Port Economics, Management and Policy (porteconomicsmanagement.org)

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Risk of hurricanes for container ports (new)

Added a new page trying to map the high-risk areas of container port disruptions due to hurricane activity. Coastal China, South Korea and Japan, and the American Eastern Seaboard are the areas with the highest risk levels. Risk of Hurricanes for Global Container Ports, 2019 | Port Economics, Management and

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Maritime ranges and hinterland accessibility

Created a map depicting the world’s main maritime ranges and the general level of accessibility of their hinterlands. Maritime Ranges and Hinterland Accessibility | Port Economics, Management and Policy (porteconomicsmanagement.org)

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Global Trade and Container Throughput (update)

The ongoing growth of international trade, both in absolute terms and in relation to global national income, a growth that appears to be leveling off. From 1980 to 2020 the value of exports has grown by a factor of 8.9 times if measured in current dollars, while GDP increased 7.4

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Textbook available for pre-order

Port Economics, Management and Policy is now available for pre-order at Routledge. Publication is expected for January 2022. Port Economics, Management and Policy – 1st Edition – Theo Notteboom (routledge.com)

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